Earlier this year, a 57,000-tonne bulk carrier “Beks Halil” steaming out of Singapore collided with a smaller bulk carrier while passing the Strait of Singapore. Watch the real accident caught on tape.
Stratfor’s Director of Analysis for Latin America Karen Hooper examines the effects the expansion of the Panama Canal will have on shipping and trade when is completed in 2015.
A total of 64 cars were aboard a Russian cargo ship Astongate, which was traveling from Toyama, Japan, to Vladivostok, Russia. After a storm hit the ship — 52 of them ended up at the bottom of the sea.
A cement carrier ship ‘Cyprus Cement’ collided with several boats in Levanger marina in Norway, on July 6. Three boats sunk while others were badly damaged after the crash.
Two bulk carries, Catherine (Maltese flagged) and Baru Satu (Panamanian flagged), collided in the Aegean Sea in the Strait Kafirea, seven nautical miles south-west of Andros. The Ships have remained locked after the collision and there are no reports of a bunker spill as a result of the incident.
Watch this scary video of the launch of the NOAA fisheries survey vessel Reuben Lasker, which reportedly injured several people with a blast of wooden plank debris created by a wave from the ship launch.
With respect to this year’s Seafarer’s Day theme of “Faces of the Seas”, here’s a new video celebrating the spirit of seafaring and respecting the great work of seafarers. Also, check out the special offer on ebooks – Flat 50% OFF for this whole week. Watch the video inside the article.